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PALMERSTON & RURAL SWIMMING CLUB

The Sharks swim club has a growing history of over 30 years and has been active in Palmerston since just before the council pool first opened in 1988.

The clubs mission and values are about developing and supporting personal excellence in a family friendly environment. We know that swim clubs and sport are a great place for individuals to grow and be supported by a healthy team network.

Our teams successes are measured in the support we offer to individuals and families but also include many competitive performance outcomes and team selections as well.

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There is no need for an assessment for the Parent & Child Classes as these classes are broken into age-group progressions.

 

Parents are encouraged (and asked) to wear a rashie or a loose t-shirt in the water to give your child something to grab. Otherwise you may find you will lose some chest hair or have your bikini straps undone by accident! 

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Coaching Program

 to Register personal details for squad training

Swim Dynamics delivers coaching programs on behalf of Sharks swim club.

All swimmers in squads MUST complete the registration link above to give coaches access to vital swimmer information including emergency contact details.

Current Squads offered at Palmerston included

  • Junior development       Focus on strokes and training skills

  • Intermediate squads   Further build skills, strength and fitness. local/ state competitions 

  • Adult Squads                           Mix of fitness & stroke development

  • Starfish Squad                   Multi- class pathway program, supporting swimmers with additional needs with a view to inclusion in mainstream squads where possible

Contact us for more details on squad times and fees or to book  your trial.

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Fees.

Families are invoiced each term for Coaching fees (club registration fees are done annually through the club website) with options to pay by bank transfer, Credit card or vouchers. For further information please email our team.

Please confirm the fees per term for your squad level with your coach.

Our Successes (some of)

Success doesn't happen overnight and whilst the greatest indicators for success for our coaching team happen on weekly basis as character develops and positive choices are made we still like to remember some of the BIG MOMENT success our coaching team has helped make happen.

 

Selection of swimmers to Australian Teams

  • Youth Commonwealth Games

  • Trans Tasman series (AUS vs NZ age group champions)

  • World Transplant Games

  • World down syndrome games

  • FINA masters world championships

Selection or qualification for other international/ national events 

  • pan pacific school games

  • Arafura games

  • Australian age / open nationals

    • age group​

    • Open

    • Multiclass

  • Australian Age short course teams

  • School sports

  • Special Olympics

  • Australian Masters swimming championships

Our athletes have also set multiple world,  Australian and state records and won multiple Medals whilst competing at these events. As well performances at state and local levels.

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THE POSTIVE OUTCOMES

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Development of Stronger swimming and movement skills

 

 

Strong, supportive team environment where personal input and progress is respected and encouraged

 

Building personal skills in goal setting, resilience and perserverance 

 

 

Positive healthy workouts